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Speed up solar, wind and storage developments – Easton  

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 6 hours ago A speeded up solar, wind and storage (SWS) approach is needed to advance South Africa’s decarbonised energy situation and take the country into a cleaner, greener future. Also, steps need to be taken to allow the delayed Tubatse pumped storage scheme to go ahead as an independent power producer... 

Airbus avails previous generation Beluga’s for private oversized air cargo charter

By: Donna Slater     Updated 7 hours ago Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is making its fleet of iconic whale-shaped Beluga Super Transporter (ST) aircraft available to private clients for abnormal air freight transportation requirements. Airbus’ five-strong BelugaST aircraft fleet, which has been the backbone of the company’s inter-site... 

KBC helps mines and contractors stay on their toes with fast-changing compliance requirements

27th January 2022 Mining represents a hazardous environment with increased potential for largescale environmental damage, loss of life and certain exposure that is potentially damaging to health and safety. In order to mitigate these associated risks for its mining clients, KBC Health & Safety focuses on short... 

Hydrogen roadmap targeting societal well-being, North West conference told  

By: Martin Creamer     26th January 2022 In terms of high-level outcomes, the vision of South Africa’s Hydrogen Society Roadmap is to create an inclusive, sustainable and competitive hydrogen economy to support net-zero carbon economic growth and societal well-being, Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) chief director hydrogen and... 

Localisation of a ship ballast water treatment system for discharge of environmentally safe ballast water

26th January 2022 Cybicom Atlas Defence (Pty) Ltd undertook significant research and development on a water treatment system to kill small aquatic organisms and microorganisms in the ballast water of ships. Merchant vessels pump ballast water into tanks to maintain stability during a voyage on the open seas. This... 

Green primary iron could help South Africa offset fall in coal export revenues – study 

By: Terence Creamer     26th January 2022 Producing carbon-free primary iron in South Africa using green hydrogen direct reduced iron (GHDRI) technology could create a new globally competitive green export industry that could help offset the losses associated with the eventual decline in coal exports, a new study shows. Such exports... 

MSI assists young people with business development skills

By: Yvonne Silaule     25th January 2022 The Mpumalanga Stainless Initiative (MSI) will from next week run an entrepreneurship programme to assist young people to effectively start businesses or scale up existing small businesses into high-growth ventures, through structured entrepreneurship training. MSI is a nonprofit technology... 

Steve Griessel appointed Paramount Group CEO

By: Schalk Burger     25th January 2022 Aerospace and technology company Paramount Group has appointed US subsidiary Paramount USA CEO Steve Griessel as its group CEO with immediate effect. This comes as the group further globalises its operations and expands its network of strategic partnerships with governments and major corporations... 

Air cargo records strong year with December performance

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     25th January 2022 The International Air Transport Association’s (Iata’s) data for global air freight markets shows that full-year demand for air cargo increased by 6.9% in 2021, compared with 2019 (pre-Covid-19 levels) and 18.7% compared with 2020 following a strong performance in December 2021. This was the... 

GDP growth and power supply stability needed to reduce office vacancies

25th January 2022 By John Jack, CEO of Galetti Corporate Real Estate While the South African commercial real estate sector fights to recoup its losses, industry insiders worry that the impact of uncontrollable macroeconomic factors such as a stunted growth outlook, high debt to GDP ratios and anticipated... 

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